Dread Talk and Thoughts: Beyond Creolization and Passive Resistance
Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, 5 (1) 2002
16 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2013
Date Written: 2002
Explores the similarities between the text and tone of Brathwaite's poem 'Wings of a Dove' and the Rastafari use of languge and biblical hermeneutics. Analysis of dread talk as a language of resistance; Interpretation and comparison of Rastafari hermeneutics with the liberation philosophy of Brathwaite's poem; Social implications of the poem.
Keywords: Wings of a Dove, Rastafari, dread
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